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Lisa Jones

Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact

Lisa Jones | March 13, 2014
2013 Laureate Global Fellow Kumari Middleton recently led a YouthActionNet webinar entitled "Dancing Across Borders: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact." Kumari's presentation...

Celebrating Youth-led Innovation in Mexico

Lisa Jones | March 12, 2014
At a recent awards ceremony in Mexico City, ten new Fellows from YouthActionNet's Premio UVM por el Desarrollo Social (UVM Prize for Social Innovation) were honored alongside three inaugural...

Free Webinar: Mayibuye's Journey to Global Impact

Lisa Jones | February 20, 2014
With support from the Sylvan/Laureate Foundation and the American Express Foundation , YouthActionNet offers free webinars as part of the Living Leadership Series designed to equip high-potential...

Opportunities & Events: February and Beyond

Lisa Jones | February 1, 2014
If you have big dreams of taking your leadership abilities and organizational impact to new heights in 2014, bookmark this list of upcoming opportunities and events for young social entrepreneurs...

A Living Network

Lisa Jones | January 6, 2014
How many networks do you belong to? From university alumni associations to professional organizations, even LinkedIn groups, most of our names can be found on a plethora of network lists. But how...

Coaching Demystified: Webinar Debrief

Lisa Jones | December 9, 2013
Coach, mentor, advisor, champion--there are many similar terms that describe an individual you share your personal or professional journey with. How do you know where to begin? In our latest webinar...

Build Your Business: Webinar Recap

Lisa Jones | October 28, 2013
In the latest edition of the YouthActionNet webinar series, Burgundie Fulton of the International Youth Foundation (IYF) provided an overview of Build Your Business (BYB), an entrepreneurship...

The Power of a Humble Leader

Lisa Jones | October 25, 2013
Imagine twenty CEOs sitting together in one room. They are young, all under thirty, but have each steered ideas into initiatives, passion into promises. They have recruited others to join their cause...

Excitement Builds for 2013 Laureate Global Fellows

Lisa Jones | September 13, 2013
In just a few short weeks, Naomi Chepchumba, founder of Street Level Initiative in Kenya, will board a plane for the first time ever and travel to São Paulo, Brazil for a week unlike any she's...

Techamos Una Mano: a Photo Essay

Lisa Jones | August 28, 2013
Fellow Rodrigo Arnaud is the recipient of a 2012 Starbucks Youth Action Grant . Rodrigo is the founder of Techamos Una Mano (Lend a Helping Hand), an organization working to promote the participation...